Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera ?

For some reason now my computer wont recognise my canon powershot A560 -says something about connection.I use to get a window on view screen on my camera that i used to download pics onto computer via usb cable and now i only get a frozen picture on camera.Had usb cable and camera at camera shop today and they said usb cable ok as was connection in camera..Have tried all 5 usb ports on my computer..I have lost manual so cant remember exactly what im meant to do to download pics i dont really wan


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